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Teacher preparation program events
December 3, 2007

RICHLAND — Eleven teachers will give presentations Monday evening to complete their professional certification process through WSU Tri-Cities.


All teachers in the state of Washington, upon completing their teacher preparation program and fulfilling other requirements for their licenses, receive the “residency” teacher certificate. The next step is the “professional” teacher certificate. The WSU Tri-Cities Professional Certificate Program has graduated teachers twice a year since 2002.


“This allows teachers to be ‘highly qualified’ to teach in public schools,” said Professor Marisol Rodriguez-Price, coordinator of the professional certification program in the WSU Tri-Cities Department of Teaching and Learning. “It takes a lot of time and … » More …